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Welcome to Catasauqua ...

Catasauqua is located in Lehigh County<1>.

The location of Catasauqua has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

When the people of Catasauqua refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Catasatuguan<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Catasauqua has a population of 6,599 people<4> (see below for details).

Catasauqua is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Catasauqua lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Catasauqua: (610) & (484)<6>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Catasauqua had an population of 6,599 people. This is an increase of 2.53% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Catasauqua had a population of 6,436 people. This makes Catasauqua the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Catasauqua represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 136th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,436 people, the population of Catasauqua decreased 2.31% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,588 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Catasauqua.

Communities near Catasauqua ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Catasauqua.

  • Easton [Northampton County]
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    • Easton [Northampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<7> to the east of Catasauqua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,189 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton<8>
  • Phillipsburg [Warren County]
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    • Phillipsburg [Warren County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<7> to the east of Catasauqua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,212 people
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  • Emmaus [Lehigh County]
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    • Emmaus [Lehigh County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<7> to the south of Catasauqua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,467 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmaus<8>
  • Quakertown [Bucks County]
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    • Quakertown [Bucks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<7> to the southeast of Catasauqua
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,784 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quakertown<8>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wilson [Northampton County]
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      • Wilson [Northampton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the east of Catasauqua
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,807 people
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    • Hellertown [Northampton County]
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      • Hellertown [Northampton County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<7> to the southeast of Catasauqua
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hellertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,831 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hellertown<8>
    • Nazareth [Northampton County]
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      • Nazareth [Northampton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<7> to the northeast of Catasauqua
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Nazareth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,702 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nazareth<8>
    • Palmerton [Carbon County]
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      • Palmerton [Carbon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<7> to the northwest of Catasauqua
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmerton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,336 people
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    • Lehighton [Carbon County]
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      • Lehighton [Carbon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<7> to the northwest of Catasauqua
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lehighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lehighton<8>
    • Bangor [Northampton County]
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      • Bangor [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<7> to the northeast of Catasauqua
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bangor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,228 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bangor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bangor<8>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Catasauqua. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Catasauqua.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Catasauqua. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Catasauqua.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Catasauqua. See our Newspapers Page for Catasauqua.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Catasauqua ...

Looking for more information about Catasauqua? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Catasauqua, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Catasauqua.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Catasauqua. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lehigh County: www.lehighcounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Lehigh, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Catasauqua refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Catasauqua may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Catasauqua.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Catasauqua - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<7>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Catasauqua) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Catasauqua. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Catasauqua

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Catasauqua. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.6526, Longitude: -75.4657       In this case, the coordinates for Catasauqua have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<8>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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